Presidential Medal of Freedom
On April 26, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, recognizes individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors".
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Skill Building Badge: Science of Style
Imagine farming silkworms to make raw silk, engineering a biodegradable fabric, or using chemistry to develop a cover-up that hides and heals acne scars. Fashion and beauty are glamorous businesses, but it's the science behind these industries that makes their products cutting edge and desirable. In this badge, use the science of style to create and imagine-your own products.
The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting will help you learn about the science of style by completing these 5 steps:
- Test skin care and makeup
- Examine the science behind fabrics and accessories
- Explore the science behind hair products and perfume
- Investigate the sociology of style
- Formulate future style
When you've earned this badge, you'll know the science behind makeup, perfume, fashion, and skin care products. Get started on your Science of Style badge - refer to your Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for complete instructions and activities.
| |Mother/Daughter Rejuvenate Weekend
June 1-3, 2012
Enjoy some girl time! Girls and their moms will relax the weekend away while gaining insight on how diet and exercise affect their health. Play food bingo to learn about the food pyramid and antioxidant rich foods. Discover why different foods are important and create a food makeover for yourself. Plus, explore beauty in other cultures and try out a yoga session!
Senior Learning Opportunities